The House of Lords Session 1899

The House of Lords Session 1899

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...council on the committee of management, 1402-1407. Examination as to the number of applicants who would probably apply under the scheme advocated by witness; estimate that there will be about 120,000 men and-50,000 women, 1408-1443. 1473-1476 Explanation of the variation between the numbers of men and of women; belief that a larger proportion of women are well-to-do, 1414-1432. 1567-1570 Proposal that the State is to provide part of the money, but is to have no power as regards the choice of applicants, 1462, 1463. 1510-1514. Details respecting the provisions made by the scheme for the actual payment of pensions; explanation that the Treasury would pay the money to the chief secretary-of the society and that he would forward it to the various lodges and branches, 1464-1470. 1484-1486 Arrangement that in the event of mistakes the Government shall have the power of sending an officer to examine the books; undesirability of.this officer being connected with the poor law, 1471, 1472. 1703, 1704. 1735-1737. Information as to the means by which the Treasury are to be guaranteed that the pensions are justified, 1478-1499. 1546. 1662-1668 Enumeration of the conditions which would lead to cancellation of pensions, 1503, 1504. 1541-1545 Statement that imprisonment would not necessarily debar an applicant from getting a pension, 1506. Opinion that the establishment of pensions will cause a great reduction of the poor rate, 1511 Experience that very few members avail themselves of the superannuation fund in connection with the Manchester Unity Society, 1519-1522. 1691 Particulars respecting the large amount paid away bv societies for old age sick pay; belief that it is often a cause of their insolvency, 1523-1525. 1582-1586. 1627, 1628. 1681-1690. Grounds...show more

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  • Paperback | 426 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 757g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236637984
  • 9781236637987